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Associate Scientist - Bio-Pharma (JP7542)

Thousand Oaks, California · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Scientist - Bio-Pharma (JP7542)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. (Onsite Essential)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Pre-Pivotal Drug Product
Duration: 12 months with likely extension or conversion to FTE
Posting Date: 8/10/20
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
 
* Candidate will be essential on site
* 1+ year of industry (ideally) or academia in a lab setting with Pipetting, Sample prep & handling, HPLC Chromatography, Protein sample analysis (ideal)

Ideal Candidate-
must have at least 1-year lab experience. BS degree in pharmaceutics, biochemistry, chemistry, or related life sciences discipline. A strong understanding of protein biochemistry and protein structure, as well as significant experience with basic laboratory skills and biophysical techniques related to protein analysis is essential. A background in protein solution manipulation (e.g. pipetting, dialysis, concentration) and HPLC analysis is expected. Experience with visible and sub-visible particle analysis and other analytical methods is desirable.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a research associate for the Drug Product Technologies group in Thousand Oaks, CA. A fundamental understanding of protein chemistry, formulation, and biophysical characterization is desired. The successful candidate will perform experiments related to the development of formulations for therapeutic proteins, including stability testing and analytical characterization. The candidate will join a team of investigators using a variety of biochemical and biophysical techniques and will be involved in the design and execution of experiments. A background in protein solution manipulation (e.g. pipetting, dialysis, concentration) and HPLC analysis is expected. Experience with visible and sub-visible particle analysis and other analytical methods is desirable. Responsibilities will include detailed record keeping in electronic laboratory notebooks, analysis, and interpretation of experimental data.
 
Basic qualifications
BS degree in pharmaceutics, biochemistry, chemistry, or related life sciences discipline. A strong understanding of protein biochemistry and protein structure, as well as significant experience with basic laboratory skills and biophysical techniques related to protein analysis is essential. The applicants must be motivated, have good problem-solving skills, and an aptitude to learn and implement new techniques/skills. The candidate should be well organized and proficient in detailed record-keeping, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and be capable of working efficiently in teams and independently. 

Why is the Position Open?
Additional workload
 
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Pipetting
  • Sample prep & handling
  • HPLC Chromatography
  • Protein sample analysis (ideal)
 
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Sample prep
  • Sample analysis by HPLC
  • Visual Inspection and HIAC
 
 Employee Value Proposition:
Opportunity to collaborate and learn with a wide variety of team members, supporting multiple projects
Red Flags:
No lab experience
 
Interview process:
Video Skype 
 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are welcome to also share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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